Pamela I. Atkins
Principal at Atkins & Associates, Attorneys-at-Law, LLC
PAMELA ATKINS is the principal in the law firm of Atkins & Associates in Atlanta‚ Georgia. A substantial part of her law practice‚ during the last fifteen years‚ has been devoted to representing clients in disability matters including insurance disputes on individual disability and group insurance policies‚ both ERISA and non-ERISA‚ as well as Social Security Disability claims and appeals. Ms. Atkins is a frequent speaker at conferences for attorneys and organizations‚ and has been retained by other lawyers‚ private industry‚ and the federal government for advice on disability design and regulation. She is a Past President of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR)‚ and served on its Board of Directors for over 12 years. Ms. Atkins devotes a substantial amount of her time to charitable causes. In 2009‚ The National Multiple Sclerosis Society named Ms. Atkins as one of 77 corporate leaders to its MS Leadership Class recognizing her for devoting her talent and financial resources to make a difference in the welfare and well-being of others. Ms. Atkins has been on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) and is a member of the American Association of Justice (AAJ). Ms. Atkins graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University and earned the distinction of Beta Gamma Sigma. She received her Juris Doctorate from George Washington University in Washington‚ D.C. where she was an editor on the Law Review. Ms. Atkins is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Georgia‚ Maryland‚ and District of Columbia‚ The United States Supreme Court‚ and various other federal courts around the country.